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Banned driver put behind bars for dangerous police pursuit through South Yorkshire streets

A banned driver who raced through South Yorkshire streets at speeds of over 70mph in a bid to escape police has been jailed for nine months. The attention of police officers patrolling near to St Ann's roundabout, Rotherham was drawn to defendant,...

35 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 

STAR ROUNDTABLE: Sheffield TARA groups 'need to be brought into digital age' if they are to survive

Tenant and resident associations in Sheffield will only survive if they are brought into the 'digital age' to help get more young people involved in tackling community issues. That was the key message from leaders of several city TARAs, an action...

today, 15:20 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Can you solve mystery of wedding photos found stashed under Sheffield kitchen sink?

A stash of wedding photos which may have been hidden under a kitchen sink for nearly sixty years has been unearthed during renovation work at a Sheffield house. The box of black and white photos of a mystery couple was found stashed away behind a...

today, 15:04 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Men accused of murdering Sheffield dad Jarvin Blake appear at court

Four men accused of murdering Sheffield dad, Jarvin Blake, in a street stabbing carried out in broad daylight have appeared at court. Josiah Foster, 26, of the Manor, Sheffield; Lewis Barker, 26, of Parson Cross, Sheffield; Devon Walker, 24, of...

today, 14:03 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Investigation under way after ducks die at second Doncaster beauty spot

An investigation has been launched after the death of a number of ducks at a second Doncaster beauty spot. Council and health chiefs are probing the death of several birds at Lakeside over the past week - but have said the incident is not on the scale...

today, 13:46 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Doncaster store announces immediate closure with £1.25 million sale

A Doncaster store which only opened four years ago has announced it is closing down with a £1.25 million sale. Furniture Barn, which opened in the former Miller Brothers electrical showroom in Wheatley in 2014, will close its doors to customers today...

today, 09:25 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Campaign for tighter controls on displaying knives in Sheffield shops backed by dozens of people

Dozens of people have backed a campaign calling for tighter controls on the display of knives in shops after a spate of fatal stabbings in Sheffield. The campaign was launched on the Houses of Parliament website by James Swallow-Gaunt after he saw...

today, 08:10 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Women sentenced to community order for attacking Sheffield taxi driver

Two women who attacked a Sheffield taxi driver when he threatened to take them to the police over their refusal to pay their fare have been hauled before the courts. Angela Dixon, 50, and Hodon Osman, 23, along with an unnamed male, got into their...

yesterday, 18:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Sheffield pub menace jailed for attacking bar manager

A pub menace has been jailed for punching the manager of a Sheffield bar, while on a suspended sentence order for attacking a woman at a different city centre hostelry. Lee Barber, 36, was banned from The Bessemer, when he tried to enter the Leopold...

yesterday, 17:20 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'Radical' Sheffield man found guilty of terrorism offences

A self described 'ISIS bro' has been found unanimously guilty of terrorism offences, following a trial at Sheffield Crown Court. It took jurors just one hour and 44 minutes to find Abdulrahman Kaabar, 23, guilty of two counts of entering into a...

yesterday, 14:41 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

'Radical' Sheffield man found guilty of terrorism offences

A self described 'ISIS bro' has been found unanimously guilty of terrorism offences, following a trial at Sheffield Crown Court. It took jurors just one hour and 44 minutes to find Abdulrahman Kaabar, 23, guilty of two counts of entering into a...

yesterday, 14:33 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Anger as Doncaster rail passengers hit by 3.2 per cent rise in fares

A rail user group has slammed a planned 3.2 per cent train fare increase set to hit thousands of Doncaster commuters next year. The rail industry announced yesterday that the rise will affect regulated rail fares, which includes season tickets on most...

yesterday, 14:08 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Anger as Sheffield rail passengers hit by 3.2 per cent rise in fares

A rail user group has slammed a planned 3.2 per cent train fare increase set to hit thousands of Sheffield commuters next year. The rail industry announced yesterday that the rise will affect regulated rail fares, which includes season tickets on most...

yesterday, 14:08 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Stunning pictures give rare glimpse into Sheffield's smog-filled industrial past

These newly unearthed pictures give a rare glimpse into Sheffield's smog-filled industrial past. The images are from a collection believed to span from the 1930s to the 1950s. Some of the pictures are said to illustrate the construction of the...

yesterday, 13:25 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Childhood dream comes true for Doncaster student whose amazing A Level grades get him in to Cambridge

A hard-working Doncaster student who secured five A* grades in his A-Levels today is to take up a place at Cambridge University in the culmination of his childhood dream. Jack Parkinson will read computer science at the prestigious university, whose...

yesterday, 12:34 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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